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Ajos Garlic ceramic jar from Puente, Toledo, Spain - Natalia Willmott
Ajos Garlic ceramic jar from Puente, Toledo, Spain - Natalia Willmott
Ajos Garlic ceramic jar from Puente, Toledo, Spain - Natalia Willmott
Ajos Garlic ceramic jar from Puente, Toledo, Spain - Natalia Willmott
Ajos Garlic ceramic jar from Puente, Toledo, Spain - Natalia Willmott

Ajos Garlic ceramic jar from Puente, Toledo, Spain




Beautiful handmade garlic container jar  from El Puente del Arzobispo, Toledo, Spain
H- 23 cms

Greens and yellows predominate this beautiful plate's palette in a style that was characteristic of ceramics in Puente in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The motif of teh hare and running in luscious countryside as well as black spiral strokes are also signatures of this pottery.

The ceramic tradition in El Puente del Arzobispo can be traced back to the Middle Ages when Islamic pottery techniques were introduced to the region. This influence is reflected in the intricate designs and geometric patterns found in the ceramics of the area.

 During the 16th and 17th centuries, El Puente del Arzobispo experienced a period of significant growth and prosperity in ceramic production. Artisans perfected their craft, creating exquisite pieces that gained recognition both locally and internationally.

The town's ceramic industry received a significant boost when it gained favour with Spanish royalty, particularly during the reign of King Philip II. Royal commissions provided artisans with opportunities to showcase their skills and creativity, further elevating the reputation of El Puente del Arzobispo as a center for fine ceramics.

El Puente del Arzobispo developed its own distinctive style characterized by vibrant colors, intricate motifs, and a fusion of Moorish, Renaissance, and Baroque influences. Greens, yellows, and blues often predominate the color palette, reflecting the lush landscapes of the surrounding countryside

Like many traditional crafts, El Puente del Arzobispo's ceramic industry faced challenges over the centuries, including economic downturns and changes in consumer tastes. However, efforts to preserve and promote the town's ceramic heritage have led to a revival in recent decades, with artisans embracing traditional techniques while also experimenting with modern designs.

Ajos Garlic ceramic jar from Puente, Toledo, Spain



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